The Present by Spencer Johnson M.D.
The Gift That Makes You Happier and More Successful at Work and in Life, Today!

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In Who Moved My Cheese? and The One-Minute Manager, Spencer Johnson, M.D., shared deceptively simple business parables that millions of readers took to heart. In The Present, he presents a little gem of a tale about a young man's search for a mysterious gift that a wise old man calls The Present. Opening The Present is half the gift.

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Spencer Johnson, M.D., is one of the most respected and beloved authors in the world. He has helped millions of readers discover how to use simple, profound truths that lead to less stress and more success at work and at home. Inspiring and entertaining people with his insightful stories that speak directly to the heart and soul, he is often referred to as the best there is at taking complex subjects and presenting simple solutions that work. Dr. Johnson is the author or co-author of many New York Times bestsellers, including three #1 titles:Who Moved My Cheese?: An A-Mazing Way to Deal with Change In Your Work and Life;The One Minute Manager®, the world’s most popular management method, co-authored with Kenneth Blanchard; andThe Present: The Gift That Makes Your Work And Life Better Each Day! After graduating with a B.A. in psychology from the University of Southern California, Dr. Johnson received his M.D. degree from the Royal College of Surgeons, and completed medical clerkships at the Mayo Clinic and the Harvard Medical School. He served as Director of Communications for Medtronic, the inventors of cardiac pacemakers; Research Physician at The Institute for Inter-Disciplinary Studies; Consultant to The Center for Study of the Person; and most recently Leadership Fellow at the Harvard Business School. His work has captured the attention of major media, including the BBC, CNN, Fortune,New York Times, Reader’s Digest, Todayshow,Timemagazine, andUSA Today. Over thirty million copies of Dr. Johnson’s books are available in more than forty languages.
Published September 23, 2003 by Doubleday & Co,. 112 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Self Help, Literature & Fiction, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Religion & Spirituality. Non-fiction

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Johnson's megaselling Who Moved My Cheese? helped readers cope with changes beyond their control. The author now proffers another easily digestible parable en

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When he is passed over for a promotion, he visits a wise old friend for help in finding The Present, an elusive gift that promises happiness and riches.

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This starts the boy on a journey, throughout his life, to find “the present.” Like most kids, the idea of a present is always something tangible, but the boy was to learn this present was not.

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